Much so that the police learned an important lesson that led them to suppress certainformation which, suddenly, the local populace got wind of this suspect with almost tragic consequences, in turn, saw them accused of a cover up -a charge that was persistent ever since! What really is certain though is that, here in this time slip back water of London’s East End, you will begin to get an inkling of the horror that the Whitechapel Murders began to generate as the residents faced the alarming realisation that someone, or something, thoroughly wicked and evil had arrived in their midst. Where a lot of the buildings have survived from 1888, your guide will take you through the full story of the Leather Apron scare and will outline the police investigation as it began to unfold and, in a few respects, unravel, as you walk through this film set corner of the East End.
With squalid living and working conditions, greg starts the tour by enlightening that the ‘Ripper killings’ were part of a spree of murders of prostitutes around Whitechapel between April 1888 and February London’s East End was overcrowded and desperately unsuccessful.
Eleven women were killed betwixt 1888 and 1891, 4 of whom been attributed to Jack the Ripper due to the murders nature. Poverty drove lots of to robbery and prostitution -London’s Metropolitan Police estimated that there were 1200 women working as prostitutes in Whitechapel in October a great deal of did so to pay for a bed for night, or a drink to make things more bearable.
Watching 17thcentury amazing reconstruction London burning on the Thames -wow!
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